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May 3, 2014 1:00am PDT
take off today. but the escalating violence between russia and ukraine had investors on edge keeping stocks on the down side boosting gold prices by nearly $20 an ounce. wrapping up a week on wall street, one that saw the dow close at a fresh all-time high on wednesday. the blue chip stocks ended the day 46 points lower. nasdaq lost three today, s&p down for the week. each was up by a percent. >>> and she is a senior portfolio manager with wells fargo advantage funds. anne, welcome, good to have you with us. why didn't the markets, both stocks and bonds really react to the jobs numbers in a more enthusiastic way? >> you know, i think the first initial reaction was very bullish. and then there were some things that the market looked further at, probably the fact that the participation rate did go down. and also, the salary or -- i'm sorry the earnings stayed flat. so the fact that you had a lot of job creation but it did not increase earnings, that was another probably little nick to the number. >> you know a lot of people, i don't know if you're among them think that the market can m
CNBC
May 2, 2014 5:00pm EDT
jobs number overshadowed by a labor force declined and reunited fears of ukraine and russia helping send the early morning rket rally into reversal mode. brian, kelly, it's interesting because, the tlt -- >> it's very interesting. bonds have been climbing and yield versus been falling for awhile. actually since the first of the year we had this flattening of the yield curve which would say sometime in the future we would get slower growth. then you saw the jobs number. it was good. we could argue about the labor force participation rate but still we're creating jobs in this country yet the market faded. ha that's why i think the market sentiment changed here. what we had for the last four or five years is everybody saying good news is bad news. completely reversed the psychology has changed. >> it's funny. i'm totally the opposite way. i actually bought the tbt today. if you look at the bond market, at 260 to 280 yield range all year. i think a lot of the market was positioned to be short into this market. it's one of the moves. i think it was short covered and overdone and i think
FOX Business
May 2, 2014 4:00pm EDT
.s. companies exposure in russia and how that might be affected by events in ukraine. we heard about ford, gm. turns out jpmorgan, some other banks have some exposure in russia. jpmorgan reporting $4.7 billion exposure in russia as of march 31st. may have changed a little bit since then. this is according to dow jones by the way. they are concerned, they're closely monitoring events in ukraine about whether that might affect their investments in russia. as you can see the stock is off a a little bit hours because of this dow jones report. we'll closely monitor it and bring more information to you. meanwhile, let's go back to liz. liz: thank you, david. if anybody really knows warren buffett, how he thinks, how he invest our next two guests would be near at the top of the list. one has been warren broker, day, morning noon, nighttime more than 30 years. one has written numerous books about the "oracle of omaha." with me, john freund, citigroup managing director of institutional equity steals and andy kilpatrick, who wrote, "of permanent value," the story of warren buffett. this is the most rec
CNBC
May 2, 2014 3:00pm EDT
ukrainian helicopters. coming up, we'll look at whether an all-out war between russia and ukraine is inevitable and how the markets and the west could respond to the increased tensions. >> and then he cancelled on us yesterday at the last minute with no reason given, but boxing champ floyd mayweather has promised to come back with us today, so will he step into the ring with us, and especially with sarah who boxes, by the way. >> i would never go up against lloyd. >> he'll tell us why he wants to buy the l.a. clippers from donald sterling who has been banned, as we know, for life, and mayweather says sterling is a friend of his so there's a good chance, really good chance for a good interview with floyd mayweather jr. coming up this hour. stay tuned. stay tuned. and guaranteed one-second trades. and at the center of it all is a surprisingly low price -- just $7.95. in fact, fidelity gives you lower trade commissions than schwab, td ameritrade, and e-trade. i'm monica santiago of fidelity investments, and low fees and commissions are another reason serious investors are choosing fi
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 3:00pm EDT
as president obama and german chancellor angela merkel met at the white house. the two leaders warned russia they are prepared to impose more sanctions. >> the goal is not to punish russia. the goal is to give them an incentive to choose the better horse, and that is to resolve these issues diplomatically -- a better course, and that is to resolve these issues diplomatically. and i think we are united on that front. >> they set a may 25 trigger date for economic sanctions, but will be sanctions stop putin's ambitions? joining me, a director of russian studies at the kanin institute. >>l this stop? we have tried times with sanctions. it does not seem to be helping much. >> putin has certain geo- political objectives. these sanctions will hurts. they will hurts going forward. in terms of the short-term to strategic objectives, he is not going to be deterred -- >> when you talk about his objectives, what are we talking about? does he want all of ukraine? just to cooler areas? wants allt think he of ukraine. if he wanted to invade ukraine, he could've done earlier. his main objective is to under
FOX Business
May 2, 2014 3:00pm EDT
the market in chicago is the u.n. security council at russia's requests topping an emergency meeting some markets are thinking can vladimir putin not control these militants that were on his side, now let has gone really out of control so you see that moving to treasurys and the volatility index. what do you make of that behavior? >> who wants to beat -- is something out of hand in russia. everyone is taking crist off or putting trades on with the risk they have. the interesting thing was the treasury's, we were lower this morning and came right back. that will be something no one will be looking at, the yield curve going in if they have a problem in russia, stock market, we came under 25 fifths of the last unemployment number. we rallied early and back off and looking at it right now only down 34 points, still an hour left in trade and now that they are closed you could get some good volatility in the stock market indexes. melissa: you have been warned. everybody needs to watch this. what really surprises me is down at the nymex we might start to see some movement in the energy complex b
CNBC
May 2, 2014 1:00pm EDT
was surprised it doesn't hold earlier, but you think mart of the reason might be russia? >> i think the report, you know, on the face of it blew everybody away thinking, my god, what a great number, but underneath you have the geopolitical, but then you have this push, and the fact that it hit some resistance there, i think the buyers started to back away a bit, which tells us we're still stuck in this range, investors are thinking there's probably a pullback coming. >> what do you think, bob? >> this is a difficult day for the traders. you know you're in trouble when your best sources call you and ask you what's going on. i had traders calling up and saying what's happening here? what happened was, first, confusion about the jobs report as steve beautifully laid out. beautiful number, but the labor force participation rate muddles the picture. in the middle of the day, all of a sudden we saw the stock market moving down, gold moving up, most people attribute that to mr. putin calling for a security council meeting on the ukraine, that that would be a potential figure leaf for him to potential
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 10:00am EDT
speak about an aggressive russia. we will bring it to you live at noon. >> welcome to "market makers." i'm stephanie ruhle. erik schatzker is out. i'm joined by the well manicured matt miller. cure ifd to get a mani you were going to be on set with me. >> it is friday. jobs day. the headline number is the best it has been in more than two years. payrolls rose by 288,000 in april, far more than estimated. unemployment dropped to its lowest level since before the collapse of lehman brothers. but there is a lot beyond the headlines. i want to bring in michael mckee. you are the man who delivers the real deal. walk us through it. the headlines look great but the market is not excited. >> no champagne. the headline number is good but the details are not as good. that is why we are seeing markets back off from their initial excitement. a a tale of te -- it is tale of two surveys. we are coming back from the weather. the household survey, same measure,, the people were employed. we lost 73,000 jobs in that survey. more than 700,000 people leave the labor force with chuck drives unemployment --
CNBC
May 2, 2014 9:00am EDT
. the catalyst, the increasing tensions of ukraine, russia calling for emergency u.n. security council meeting after pro-russian forces shot down two cr ukrainian helicopters. the gdl up about 1%, as well, carl. back over to you guys. >> thanks so much. >>> when we come back, if steve jobs were alive today, should he be in jail? that's the headline of the jim stewart column this weekend in "the new york times." stewart's here to talk about what he's written in a moment. but first, rick santelli watching the jobs number and other things today, rick. >> yeah. i'll tell you what. just getting arms around the jobs number and objective way to try to get on the same page as the market is a real job. but i will leave you with this. geopolitics is the new weather. what do i mean by that? you have to join me at the bottom of the hour. >>> european markets closing a moment ago. let's bring in simon hobbs. >> if you took a weighted average of europe down half of 1%. manufacturing data good today. the eurozone growing at the fastest pace in manufacturing for three months but the unemployment rate at 11.8%
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 8:00am EDT
conference from the rose gordon -- rose garden. you can watch that at bloomberg.com. russia will dominate their discussion. for more on that, we are back with mohamed el-erian and phil mattingly. has the crisis in ukraine helped heal a rift between the president and angela merkel? >> i think it has. administration officials feel repair thelped initial committee cases between the officials. since the ukraine crisis started in late february, the president angela merkel have spoken eight times by phone. they been closely aligned with every move on the sanctions side. g issue remains important to the germans. it will come up again. on ukraine, communications are on a good level. both recognize they cannot move forward on ukraine without the other. >> mohamed, you questioned recently where is the rule of law global politics. >> for good news is ukraine is bringing the west closer together. the bad news is it is a major test for the rule of law. days, the geneva agreements are dead. mr. putin continues to make requests on ukraine that are unrealistic. conditions on the ground in eastern ukraine
CNBC
May 2, 2014 4:00am EDT
is down a third. in russia, the micex is down a third as well. china still close because of a two-day holiday. they'll be back on monday. the nikkei slipping down 0.2%. the hang seng up 0.5%. the s&p sx. just take a net on this, 38 treasury yields 3.42% at the moment. we got down to 3.39%. the ten-year has been down to two-month lows, 2.59 was the yield during the session yesterday. we're off those lows at the moment. but maybe a bit of a short squeeze going on in treasury markets. we'll talk about that during the show. on the currency markets, the dollar, cautious again ahead of nonfarm payroll. euro/dollar, 1.36 and dollar/yen 102.46. we keep our eyes on sterling, 1.69. up near a five-week peak. that's where we stand with currencies right now. meanwhile, let's bring you up to speed with the latest in ukraine. reports of casualties in eastern ukraine today after the country's military has launched a large operation to regain control of the town of slovyansk. sources say pro-russian separatists have strengthened their hold on donetsk after taking another government building. prime
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 4:00am EDT
find common ground in confronting russia. >> pfizer ups its bid for astrazeneca. bayer is in exclusive talks to buy merck's consumer business. morning, everybody. you are watching "the pulse." i'm guy johnson. >> and i am francine lacqua. coming up, a bloomberg exclusive. we speak with the south african finance minister as a nation sets to go to the holes. >> the army in ukraine has become an operation to retake ovyansk. pressure is reporting that two helicopters have been shut down and one pilot killed. down and oneshot pilot killed. heather, can you give us the latest on the situation, vis-a-vis the offensive? day.re protests on labor the situation here has become increasingly tense, as you mentioned. there was an antiterrorist operation by ukrainian forces to slovyansk. we have had two statements, one from the interior ministry saying this operation started about 4:30 a.m. today. they have circled the town, taking control of nine roadblocks as interior minister and the head of the national guard and the defense minister are on the spot there. they are demanding the release of hosta
FOX Business
May 1, 2014 4:00pm EDT
, this summer we'll get a launch of the new mkz. mark fields has to address political crisis in russia where ford invested hundred of millions of dollars and needs to protect its investment. currency devaluation in south america, that is hurting ford's profits south of the border. fields has vast experience in south america. running ford's argentina operation in the late '80s and '90s there. is finally rollout of f-150 aluminum body pickup truck. ford is using the most profitable vehicle to launch and introduce new product methods at its plants. one thing about the profit, the 39% we saw in profit, 989 million in the first quarter, compared to year ago 1.6 billion, a lot of that had to do with getting ready for the launch of the f-150 and also restructuring europe. but the biggest set aside into warranty reserve. back to you. cheryl: adam shapiro. david: better not mess up the f-150. best truck in the world. we'll see if the aluminum model works out. thanks, adam. your hand may soon replace the computer mouse for good. we're going to show you how the new keyboard could revolutionize the way
CNBC
May 1, 2014 3:00pm EDT
highs. >>> we want to talk about what's happening in russia and ukraine because russian president vladimir putin is threatening an oil war that could send energy prices up here in the u.s. and everywhere else. jackie deangelis has that story. >> reporter: that's exactly right. it is that fear and nervousness right now that's keeping crude oil supported at these levels. of course we had had a bearish inventory report yesterday showing that the u.s. market is well supplied but that really didn't have as much of an impact as trades were expecting. now what is it that putin actually said. he told reporters this -- he said we would very much wish not to resort to any measures in response, but i -- and i hope that we don't get to that point. but if something like that continues, we will of course have to think about who is working in the key sectors of the russian economy, including the energy sector, and how. now investors are a little concerned that his comments could be aimed at long-term projects in russia with international oil majors like bp, shell, france's totale and exxon-mobil
CNBC
May 1, 2014 12:00pm EDT
their energy from natural gas. you've got ukraine going on, europe gets 25% of their natural gas from russia. this is a motif of the suppliers to the gas industry. this motif is up 46 points. 20 points year to date. and a lot of this is the turmoil that's happening in the world, and that's what's driving the demand for this. >> what else? what else is hot right now? >> a motif called high-yield dividends. this is the top yielding companies in the s&p that haven't cut dividends in the last ten years. we've taken out companies that have underperformed over the last six months to avoid yield. personal -- dividend income as a percentage of personal income has doubled over the last two decades. so it's doing really well. and it's up 26 points. it's yielding 4.35% versus the s&p, which is yielding 1.8% right now. >> yeah. and i love his fracking plays, of course, hardeep because in particular, judge, we talked about them yesterday here on the show. silica and crr, those are two of the stocks that i would put into one of these motifs because they are what's helping people get the fracking oil and n
Bloomberg
May 1, 2014 12:00pm EDT
.s. , russia, and the middle east. inside right here and bloomberg television and online as well as your mobile device. what do you wear when you go to the office? a el gives us his personal debt for how to pick your wardrobe. that is coming up. in sports, the latest in the l.a. clippers controversy. there is now a new celebrity interested who's potentially buying the team. ♪ >> in sports, the clippers controversy. the next steps in removing donald sterling in the league area the meeting comes to doug's days after the commissioner and the l.a. clippers owner for life finest early $2.5 million for making those infamous racist comments. he urges them -- of high-profile people already voicing opinions, including oprah winfrey. the oracle ceo larry ellison and the former music executive. there is also a certainly night comedian trying to talk his way into the deal. qwest you probably heard a big rumor today, that a group of investors led by over enemy are planning to buy this. any information you see in the media is speculation and nothing more but i would like to set things over and i would be g
Bloomberg
May 1, 2014 10:00am EDT
an i on putin. russia's his neighbors are wondering if they will be next. -- wel hear lafayette's will hear from lafayette's prime minister. ♪ country's his neighbors are worried about a spillover. peter, she is looking at the u.s. for support. >> she is here she has been here with a meeting with the vice president among others. counting on the u.s. and nato to provide military support should russia take aim beyond ukraine. one of the countries bordering 100% for natural gas. i asked whether she thinks the crisis will be across her country. class ukraine and russia is not ukraine andr of russia relationships. it is a matter of bad news. it is on acceptable in the 21st century for one country to annex a part of another country. i think the ukraine and russia, an issue that is a concern for the world that concerns lafayette and we are alarmed and concerned about what is i think the ukraine and russiah. country's his neighbors are worried about a spillover. qwest what do you think vladimir putin's and goal is here? class probably that is what he would like to do. i think it is yo
CNBC
May 1, 2014 9:00am EDT
on foreign policy. the new sanctions on russia, do you have any indication that they are having an effect. >> it's too soon to tell, but the president has been very deliberate, very measured. we've had a lot of engagement with our business community here, engaging their reaction to our sanctions and so far we have had their full support as well as, of course, importantly the support of our allies in the g- 7. >> want to ask you about an issue that has gripped america this week the nba scandal. do you think a $2.5 million fine and bap for life for donald sterling is punishment enough for what he said? >> well look, we support his decision. it's up to the nba and adam silver did a swift and thorough investigation and he reached a conclusion and we support his conclusion. >> do you think your fellow chicagoan oprah winfrey should bid for the clippers? >> i heard about that. i was excited to hear she was interested. seems to be a lot of buzz going on about that. >> sounds like you support the idea of him no longer owning the team though. >> i support the decision of adam silverman. i think wh
Bloomberg
May 1, 2014 8:00am EDT
about russia as well. president obama, of course, has been talking and he's got angela merkel a washington trying to figure out how to impose steeper sanctions on ukraine and russia. he has asked that u.s. ceo's not attend the st. petersburg former -- form. say she will attend anyway? >> i asked executives and she said indra nooyi's schedule is in flux. she is on the schedule to attend but they said no schedule has been finalized, that it is still in flux at this moment. olivia, thank you so much for covering for me there at new york headquarters. but does it for today in the program but our insight pepsico special continues all day long, including an in-depth look at the company's associate media strategy and the high-tech bush to connect to a new generation of younger consumers ♪. >> it is 56 past the hour, meaning bloomberg television is on the market. i'm julie hyman. let's look at the big stock stories we have been watching, to see how the stocks are moving. ford, the company officially announcing this morning that mark fields will take over from alan mulally when he re
CNBC
May 1, 2014 6:00am EDT
the interim government's tenuous hold on power there. further escalation of tension with russia and unrest in the east. acting president says russian militants have won the east. and security forces were helpless to stop pro-russian separatists. >>> let's take a look at stocks to watch. cardinal heating, $1.01 a share profit. textron with first quarter profits of 31 cents a share. overall profit fell 24% as textron delivered few bell helicopter s and unmanned aircraft systems. yelp lost 4 cents. it sells more mobile ads. avon earned 12 cents a share in the first quarter, nine cents below expectations. revenue below. >>> coming up, we'll talk deals and corporate taxes with roger altman. i have a couple other ones i want to talk to you about. top of the hour, jim paulson and josh feinman. squawk coming right back after this. this. [ grunting ] i'm taking off, but, uh, don't worry. i'm gonna leave the tv on for you. and if anything happens, don't forget about the new xfinity my account app. you can troubleshoot technical issues here. if you make an appointment, you can check out the status he
Bloomberg
May 1, 2014 6:00am EDT
russia of fomenting the progress that milt -- the pro-russia military and the country. >> it just won't go away. the concern is that the money is going in the pockets of russia to pay off the ukraine gas bill. 1/3 of theolds about ukrainian debt in the next two years of any imf money you could say is going back to russia. in the same way that the aig bailout went to goldman sachs. dow begins the day at a new record high, 16,000 500 81 and the s&p 500 within seven points of a record. this happens on a day when the government reports the economy has basically stalled out. gdp grew in the first quarter by as the one percent weather was blamed and they talk about spending more on heating and the cost of obamacare kept gdp from being negative. >> where is the gloom crew. the marketsle think are too complacent and it looks put or aad a greenspan bernanke put. >> i am all in cash and i have levers all my cash. are burning cash. coke is signaling it could change the stock deal. warren buffett said he does not like the plan but would not vote against it out of loyalty to cope and now coke says
CNBC
May 1, 2014 4:00am EDT
.2%, actually effectively saying the country is in recession right now. do you agree with that? >> for russia, yes, i believe they are in a recession. >> for russia. >> we'll know more about the first quarter later this month. i wouldn't be surprised to see it fall again in the second quarter. we know it was about $750 million there. in the second quarter it will still be significant. >> how has this not gone back into ukraine, the funding they need, when russia clearly is at the moment trying to destabilize the economy and create a federal country? >> well, this is what's facing ukraine. on the one hand it's a brink of crisis with macro economic problems. this is a huge program, $17 billion is massive, well over ukraine's quota at the imf and it should free up additional funding, too, from the world bank and eu and from bilateral governments, too, from the u.s. as well. but this has all gone on the economic side. there's a political angle to all of this, too. really. the center is now losing control. this is the worry in development over the past week or so, that these, the country is now cl
CNBC
Apr 30, 2014 6:00pm EDT
that you're doing. russia just add to the list of things that keep you up at night? >> well, it's certainly come on the radar screen lately. at this point hasn't had any impact on business. so we'll keep our fingers crossed. >> okay. now, one of the things i don't know that much about, i do watch kids surf because i think it's a great sport, okay. but i knew kelly slater and that's someone you had a relationship with and that relationship ended. i don't know why it ended and the press reports aren't that clear, but is this okay for you that this -- iconic figure is no longer connected with the company? >> athletes have always been important for quiksilver in particular of the three brands, but important in varying degrees for all the brands. we had a fabulous run for kelly for over 20 years. he indicated to us in the summer that at this point in his life what he really wanted to do was give back to his own brand boutique high-end brand. he's very environmentally conscious. he wanted something high-end and premier. and also environmentally aware. he wanted to do his own thing. and the timing
CNBC
Apr 30, 2014 3:00pm EDT
in north america, though 25% of our business is outside north america, europe, russia. >> and there are listed companies in the s&p 500, you know, are headquartered overseas and have roughly the proportion of business you guys do and they are getting a better rate than you are. >> sure. well, look, we -- we look at all the options all the time. we've talked about that with our board. you know, we're focused on what we can do right now. we wouldn't have that opportunity to exist today. how can we improve earnings and cash flow with the portfolio that we have? >> john faraci, chairman and ceo of international paper. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> yeah. on a nice beat relative to the street today for their earnings. he tied for third place on cnbc's list of the 25 most influential people in business over the last 25 years, so what does former fed chair alan greenspan say his greatest achievement is, and what's his greatest regret from his time at the fed? he'll join us next in an exclusive interview. >> and is the market really rigged, as author michael lewis claimed in h
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 3:00pm EDT
and eu officials. the hope was that the sanctions would cause russia to start moving backwards. pro-russian separatists causing trouble in another city on the eastern border. you mentioned the interim president talk about how local security forces are largely helpless. he also noted the ukrainian army is on full alert and awaiting the possibility of invasion. we're going the opposite way of de-escalation. unbelievable. so what is the administration doing now? if you're sanctions are not working, what card can you play? a question they hoped they would not have to work on this soon after their latest round of sanctions were announced. we just returned from the asia trip last night. they expected these sanctions to have more bite. there are broader sanctions they are working on. questionuestion -- big is not how this impacts the russian government, but how it impacts u.s. companies. take a listen to what jay carney had to say. >> we expect the numbers to be significant in this period towards the end of open we predicted all along there would be a substantial number of people who when
FOX Business
Apr 30, 2014 3:00pm EDT
things have been going nicely. we haven't had any external shocks with russia is on the sidelines for now. who knows what will happen? that has been the biggest driver of volatility of plate and that could come back and i don't think it will but it can. liz: khalil is below $100 a barrel. at the nymex what we did get inventory numbers for the week that were certainly bearish for prices meaning we saw better than expected build. just a couple weeks ago we were at $105 a barrel. >> people are finally starting to look at the real storage and supplies. we are at 30 or 40 year highs in storage. we should probably be below 95. there is some fear about russia. that is keeping us higher than we should be. you will see a greater pull back as we hid in over the next month or so but once the driving season starts that will give support to whatever sell-off we do have. liz: russia, let's not forget, that is a story that is far from over. headline risk power. >> absolutely. that is the bad story unfortunately that keeps on getting and it is not going away. we all recognize we keep one jaundiced eye if
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 8:00am EDT
and -- violence. it looks like google chairman eric schmidt was right. he won last year that russia was on the path toward china's model of internet censorship. lastly, the russian premises and said the government needs to propose greater control over the world wide web, the web of agencies. the euro rose against the dollar this morning over speculation stimulustrained from netsuite even as data showed inflation in the region is less than what economists forecast. the finance minister said today he does not foresee a strong appreciation but would welcome a softer level for the common currency. he told francine the clock today that there is good reason to think there will be surprise for gdp, on target to achieve a tenths of one percent growth this year. >> i hope we could do better. though i cannot say that more explicitly, i think there are good reasons to think we will have an upside surprise. qwest in another global story, media -- the air lander with a top speed of 100 miles an hour and can carry and operate in the most extreme weather conditions. $350 to army spent develop the
CNBC
Apr 30, 2014 6:00am EDT
come in from russia over the next period of time. >> that's, i mean, something people look at. they look at energy is what jack welch was talking about yesterday, you think finance is going to be an area of strong growth? >> i think finance is at the root of everything that happens. so i think it has top. the economy will be good. i think it has to be good. i think energy, when you see a pipeline thing that makes sense, put it off until after an election. >> is this on purpose? i wasn't listening. now you say that. isn't that just. >> it doesn't make any sense. i mean, then you have to wait until the next election and the next election. >> every two years, unfortunately. >> the stuff is going to go some place else. it's obviously a safer way to transport that kind of oil. why not become an exporter of it? >> we talk about this often on camera before. who did you support, two elections ago for president? >> oh, boy. >> you supported barak obama. you didn't the last time around, why? >> pardon me? >> why? >> i didn't think he did a good job. >> the thing that bothers you the mos
CNBC
Apr 30, 2014 4:00am EDT
the recent rise india in dollar terms is still down something like 35% from its peak. russia is dirt cheap. i don't think there's a hurry to buy russian stocks. >> no, no. not until we have a little bit more clarity, perhaps. mark, good to have you on the show. you'll stick around. mark farber, publisher of the boom, gloom and doom report. do you agree with mark? is there potential for a bigger correction? get in touch with us, e-mail worldwide@cnbc.com, @cnbcwex or @rosswestgate. >>> we'll discuss what's next for the social media giant, twitter. >>> to qe or not to qe. that seems to be one of the questions. the figure for eurozone inflation comes out in around 45 minutes. could have a big bearing on what the ecb does or doesn't do. >>> cnbc hits the catwalk. we catch up with super model kate moss to find out about her latest business venture. we needed 30 new hires for our call center. i'm spending too much time hiring and not enough time in my kitchen. [ female announcer ] need to hire fast? go to ziprecruiter.com and post your job to over 30 of the web's leading job boards with a single cl
PBS
Apr 30, 2014 1:00am PDT
concern about things like macro issues, for example, oil prices and the problems with russia and ukraine that would keep us still trying to keep a portfolio of bonds just in case. >> and we see utilities doing phenomenally, what do you think about utilities? is that still a good place to park your money? >> i tell you utilities are doing great, they beat most hedge funds in the market. utilities are still a good place to be. they may be for the classic widows and orphan's portfolio but they have still had a robust group. >> thank you for coming by. >>> well, mixed news in housing to tell you about. the commerce department says that home ownership in the u.s. fell during the first quarter of the year to just 65%. that is the lowest level overall in nearly two decades, part of the problem, home prices are too high for many would-be buyers, especially for first timers. just today, the home price index for february reported a 12% increase in prices in the nation's biggest cities year over year. but prices barely budgeted from prior months. >>> and people who helped to guide the interest rate
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 10:00am EDT
of the situation in russia? >> mr. putin is salvaging a failure. he lost control of ukraine in the revolution that overthrew viktor yanukovych. crimea was a consolation prize. now what he is trying to do is by intimidating and disrupting the political process in ukraine, to loosen kiev's control over the country. what he is trying to do right now is to destabilize the political process so that you end up with such a decentralized ukraine that russia can control it in a way that he controls the whole -- controlled the whole of it after the revolution. >> ariel roubini thinks things will get worse and -- before they get better. you agree? 10,n a scale of one to ukraine is at seven and getting higher as far as the chance of what he termed a hot war is. >> that would be a very risky option for putin. the squeeze of economic sanctions in energy and financial sectors has not been put on yet. i don't think he needs to do more than he is doing. disruption, acting as provocateur -- it would be a very risky option for him to mount a full-blown invasion. i think that would force the germans into backing
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 9:00am EDT
kind of exogenous event, could be something as simple as russia ukraine becoming more difficult. >> okay. >> don't know. something out of the ordinary. >> i wondered if you were going to say growth is disappointing and perhaps won't get the growth the market assumed. if you look at what's happening in the market you have strong rotation. we've spoken many times about the high flying tech stocks, biotech, social media, that have lost a huge amount of value but you see weakness in housing. in financials. economically sensitive areas, the utility index is pushing up towards an all-time high. what do you do with that rotation? do you follow through? >> well, we look at the individual companies and their own valuations. so we think that some of the high flyers, which have come down, are still at fairly lofty valuations and hard to justify. we contrast that with other old technology dinosaurs like microsoft, cisco, hewlett-packard, where their actual results have been quite good and their valuations are very attractive. so we wouldn't necessarily look at the rotation in a kind of a se
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 8:00am EDT
. earnings from mark hoping to risk-off mindset coming out of the russia and ukraine conflict. the job number on friday. traders are not taking on a lot of positions ahead of those key economic point. we're back with my guest host for the hour, gregory rayborn of kobi partners. we are talking tech. i am curious what you make of amazon. there strategy to diversify into so many products is nothing new, but all of a sudden investors seem to care. >> i am wondering what was the catalyst. there is a rotation going on. you can see the rotation from a lot of the tech stocks. we are getting a price valuation for growth. i think this is certainly the first time in amazon history that people started to thinkolate forward and are we going to see this quarter 10 years from now, five years from now. is all we are building a huge platform with massive volume that does not make any money? >> are we looking at value versus growth now? >> absolutely. i think there is a huge move -- move towards that. i am not a big fan of balance sheets or was it three. -- wizardry. >> last year it was all about samsung beati
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 6:00am EDT
near a seven-year high, despite what's going on in ukraine. the cac current is up 0.4%. in russia, up 1.2% as well. more on that in a second. earnings higher today. nokia leading the european indices after unveiling plans to return more than $3 billion to shareholders in buy backs and extra dividends. the stock today up nearly 8%. this is despite a slip in the company's first quarter revenue. although investors also appear to be welcoming the firm's new ceo. good moves higher from deutsche bank, up 2.6%. it also announced a bond issue to increase the strength of its balance sheet. no news about a capital hike. we did get more announcements today on the methodology for the european banking association's stress test which are coming out for the eu today. it will include fx an a spike higher in sovereign bond yield as well. we're focused on bp, the stock up not quite a percent in london. the oil giant saying earnings at its russian partner, rosneft, have been hit by a weaker ruble. that firm's ceo has been hit by u.s. sanctions. talking about the sanctions being announced by the u.s. and t
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 5:00am EDT
>>> the west cranks up the sanctions against russia, but i'm talking to a man who says america could kick in with military help for ukraine too. also oil and america's nay fwor the north. i'm looking at the controversy. plus there's a good chance your cable just changed. i'll have more on the wheeling and dealing. i'm ali velshi in los angeles, and this is "real money" >>> this is "real money." you are the most important part of the show. tell me what is on your mind by tweeting me or facebook.com/ali velshi. i'm in los angeles where i'm taking part in a unique annual event. bigwigs from signs philanthropy and more meet here to triad dress social and economic problems in our world. as the name suggests, the institute was set up by one michael milken, you probably remember the name. a notorious financier who helped pioneer the junk bond market in the 1970 and 1980s, before landing in trouble with u.s. authorities. i'll have more on him later, first the united states and its allies in europe are slapping more sanctions on russia in response to the quote continued illegal interven
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 4:00am EDT
to europe were up 15% last year. russia's top natural gas producer says any expansion of western bank sanctions could lead to adverse consequences and shares in the company. the kremlin meanwhile denounced a decision by the eu and u.s. to ramp up sanctions. seven individuals targeted by the white house. 17 companies have also been hit. and within the last hour, the eu has followed the states and expanded its black list of sanctions against high-profile russians. the eu is also targeting the deputy prime minister. william hague said the western had no option than to introduce these wider sanctions. >> increasing the scope of the sanctions placed on russia is the right response for the failure to implement the geneva agreement. in the last two hours, the united states has announced it is imposing sanctions on seven further russian government officials, including two members of president putin's inner circle. sanctions on 17 companies also linked to putin's inner circle and additional restrictions on 13 of those companies. >> joining us with their thoughts, joseph dire, and lankton. welc
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 1:00am PDT
street keeping a close eye on today relations between the united states and russia after the white house ramped up economic sanctions against individuals and entities licensed to export to russia. john harwood joins us from washington with more on the sanctions and russia's response. john, are these new sanctions, the big sanctions on whole sectors of the russian economy that some have expected or more of a little slap here and a nugy from? >> reporter: it's an increasing number of nugies before they get to the large scale transactions. treasure secretary explained to mitch mitch today what the rationale is behind the administration's approach. >> these are very important sanctions. they are sanctions that will get their attention. i think our goal is to move in a systematic way, careful way, a way that gives them a chance to change their policy and take a different course. our goal here is obviously not to hurt the russian people, it's to get them to change their policy. >> reporter: give them a chance to change the policy. that's the off-ramp that president obama and secretary of state
FOX Business
Apr 28, 2014 4:00pm EDT
new action from russia trying to stir up rebellion in the ukraine. targeting seven powerful russians and 17 russian companies. herbalife coming out in just a moment. "after the bell" starts right now. liz: what a day. what a monday! david: very busy day. liz: action understatement. let's talk about with nicole petallides on floor of new york stock exchange, and mark luschini, janney montgomery scott chief investment strategist who is here to tell you how to navigate this turbulent market. first we have scott shellady down in the pits cme. david: look at him. liz: ukraine, but also could do with what happened with bank of america. why the huge swings today on larger than normal volume? >> i think it goes to show you how skiddish this market really is. last year was a buy the dips kind of scenario. this year, you have to be more, last year you could have invented like neanderthal. this year you have to invest like a neurosurgeon. you have to be much more careful. the market is skiddish that way. people are selling strength and try to pitpick it back up later. it is a very skiddish mark
CNBC
Apr 28, 2014 3:00pm EDT
will puck up and now we have this continued text between russia and the ukraine weighing on investor minds and between now and year end data is going to accelerate and looking at russia we hope that the situation there will de-escalate. >> jim, this goes back to a point of how you made a point that your own research said pretty much everybody surveyed, you think you talked to five dozen guys on the street, every single person expects rates to go hour and that's been the case for months here as rates have consistently not going higher. >> 67 economists were surveyed at the beginning of april. look, everybody wants to buy a message. just short the bond market because everybody is concerned it's going up in price and down in yield. >> would you really? >> no, i think therein lies the problem. the pride has already happened. what do people say when they are all bearish? already sold. no more selling left, and that's why yields are not going lower anymore and all the talk of economic growth and everything else is not getting a rise in yield because that trade has already occurred. >> how doik a
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 3:00pm EDT
much, but i think one thing we should realize is that we have been trying to integrate russia since the soviet union collapse, and we have been sort of successful doing it, but i think going forward, things are going to go the other way, and we are already seeing that. absolutely. europe is talking about the local energy market, trying to avoid dependence on russian energy, and i think things are going to continue to go that way. butng sanctions right now, europe cannot give up russian energy. to stay thistinue course -- >> let me ask about russia as it relates to china, because looking toch, dominate the region from russia all of the way to china, do you think that is something we will see in our lifetime? >> well, first of all, i would like to ask andrey, do you think the sanctions are going to hurt russia in a recession? think sanctions would increase the pace of a slowdown of the russian economy, but this specific set, probably not. >> this is the eighth largest economy in the world, maybe higher than that if you use the purchasing power metric, and if it goes into recession, an
FOX Business
Apr 28, 2014 3:00pm EDT
russia's leader from fomenting further unrest in eastern ukraine. it's not really working. separately, the european union announcing it will sanction 15 individuals, yes, the e.u. finally getting in to then. we'll get those names to you as soon as possible. oddly enough, the moscow stock market rose today about 1.5%. you know, when the market sees that there's at least some clarity on something that had uncertainty, often it will rise each if the news is pad -- even if the news is bad for russia, but investors were expecting much more stiffness. the administration clearly feels these either are working or will eventually work. what focus do they have on these sakss? >> reporter: the firms named here are in the financial, construction and energy sectors, and washington is now debating whether the u.s. should go further. the administration is also banning more than a dozen russian businesses from acquiring high-tech u.s. goods. the administration that's preventing the russian military from using that technology. in the philippines this morning, president obama again urged russia to chan
CNBC
Apr 28, 2014 1:00pm EDT
that in a moment. first to kate kelly on u.s. companies with energy ties to russia. >> expanses sanctions today in russia that you just mentioned are the latest potential blow to multinational companies doing business there. some of the stocks involved are already taking a hit. the most obvious point of tension is the energy sector. the sanctioning today of igor accept chin, who running the largest company, could have bp owns nearly 20% of it, and royal dutch shell is another with ties to the russian energy business, albeit with stronger exposure on the natural gas side. in the financial arena, credit card companies like visa and mastercard, which have been forced to stop processing payments through certain russian banks are already taking a market hit. we heard on friday from visa it that the session ways should shave pencies off the earnings and banks may be affected, too, including stu group, which counts russia as a major regional market, and morgan stanley. not so much an earnings hit, but it could affect that deal. finally consumers names like the beverage makers, pepsico is and co, while
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